noun Rhode Island & Southeastern Massachusetts
Origin: Alteration of frappé.
- A frozen, fruit-flavored mixture that is similar to sherbet and served as a dessert or appetizer.
- A beverage, usually a liqueur, poured over shaved ice.
Origin: French, from past participle of frapper, to strike, chill, from Old French fraper, to strike, probably of imitative origin.
Variant of frappé
Origin: Fr, pp. of frapper, to strike
- a dessert made of partly frozen beverages, fruit juices, etc.
- a drink made of some beverage poured over shaved ice
- New England a milkshake
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